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Improving technology acceptance and safety in pandemic

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
With the dramatic swing to working-from-home arrangements and new work technologies because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Comcare "emerging evidence alert" has highlighted new research on the connection between technology acceptance, engagement and wellbeing.



WHS changes flagged to prevent second COVID-19 wave

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
The ACTU has demanded that the states and territories amend their WHS laws to mandate workplace social distancing rules and other controls before COVID-19 restrictions are eased. Meanwhile, employers and unions have agreed to amend a modern award with safety provisions to help businesses survive the pandemic, and the Federal Government has released draft laws to codify privacy protections around its COVIDSafe app.







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